Scottish Country Dancing Dictionary

The Matsuri Strathspey

Scottish Country Dance Instruction

THE MATSURI STRATHSPEY (S4x32) 4C Seiichi Watanabe Saitama 10th Ann. Collection

1- 4 1s+2s and 3s+4s turn on sides (Ladies LH, Men RH)
5- 8 1s+2s+3s dance ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides (1s cross down, 2s out/up and cross down, 3s cross up)
9-12 3s+2s+1s dance ½ reels of 3 on own sides (3s cross down, 2s out/down and cross up, 1s cross up)
13-20 1s dance down 2 steps, turn 2H, dance down 2 steps, turn 2H to end in 4th place own sides (2s+3s+4s step up 19-20)
21-24 2s+3s and 4s+1s turn on sides (Ladies LH, Men RH) 1s and 3s face out
25-28 3s+4s+1s dance ½ reels of 3 on opposite sides (3s out/down and cross down, 4s cross down, 1s out/up and cross up)
29-32 1s+4s+3s dance ½ reels of 3 on own sides (1s out/down and cross down, 4s cross up, 3s out/up and cross up) 1s and 3s face out. 2341

(MINICRIB, Dance Crib compiled by Charles Upton, Deeside Caledonian Society, and his successors)



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